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Feds Won't Mess With Colo., Wash.

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August 30, 2013 AT 5:07 AM
The Justice Department said it won't challenge state laws that legalize marijuana and will focus federal enforcement on serious trafficking cases and keeping the drug away from children. Attorney General Eric Holder, in a conference call, notified the governors of Colorado and Washington that the department, for now, will not seek to pre-empt those states' laws, which followed voters' approval of ballot measures that legalized recreational marijuana use.